Many of you know that I have been creating watercolors throughout the year for about the last 5 years. I have sold many of them. However, I have dozens and dozens stacked up in piles in various nooks in my studio and garage. Today I started to recycle. I would like to do a series of these – where I cut up some of the paintings and combine them with pencil drawings, special papers, vellum, and other paintings. I love to collage, but I want to present the medium in a new way. I like combining the softness of the florals with more structured and geometric elements.
Dutch Tulips, day 2
The carmine red has changed to a pink and the layers of petals are showing more clearly as they open up.
Just finished this new sculptural, “Alluvium Cuff.” It combines wire wrapping, oxidized silver and gemstones (Fluorite, Smoky Quartz, Labradorite) with free-form peyote stitch bead weaving. It’s 6 1/2″ around and 1 3/4″ high, and is light and stays closed on its own. I love the organic play of the stones, beadwork and wrapping in this...